Stool Pinworm Exam
CMH Lab Section
A clear scotch tape prep or a pinworm collection paddle, obtained first thing in the morning before the patient has bathed or used the bathroom.
Turn Around Time
Press the adhesive side of the scotch tape or pinworm paddle firmly against the anus, flattening the perianal skin folds. If using scotch tape, affix the tape to a glass slide and label with the patient's name. Transport in a slide holder.